In 2018, when the country witnessed a spike in chikungunya cases, Telangana accounted for 3.8 per cent of the total chikungunya cases in the country.
As per official figure, Bhagalpur, which is one of the 15 flood-affected districts of Bihar, has reported the second-highest number of dengue cases, with 95 people diagnosed positive so far.
Meanwhile, nearly 50 fresh cases of dengue have been reported in the national capital over the last one week, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 217.
In an attempt to curb the rising number of malaria, dengue and chikungunya cases, GHMC has launched 600 medical camps in the last ten days.
The world’s deadliest carriers of vector-borne diseases are becoming more difficult to eradicate as mosquito-caused epidemics continue to claim lives in India
Health Minister Satyender Jain alleged that officials are not reporting to the minister and not coming to the meetings.